There is a need for ‘transitional protection’ to ensure those moving from legacy benefits onto universal credit do not lose out, Alliance Communities spokesperson Kellie Armstrong MLA has said.
There should be an inquiry into how a Glengormley care home has been managed throughout the pandemic, Alliance Councillor Julian McGrath has said.
Alliance Ards and North Down Councillor Gillian Greer has secured the lighting up of two local landmarks to mark Children’s Hospice Week.
The Economy and Communities Ministers should push for betting shops to reopen now other non-essential retailers have opened their doors, Alliance MLA John Blair has said.
Paula Bradshaw MLA, Alliance Party Health Spokesperson, has said we must ensure we reach the most unreachable in society, as she spoke after the All Party Group on Loneliness meeting, part of Loneliness Awareness Week.
Alliance MLA Stewart Dickson has said he is “deeply disappointed” after no trade unionists were appointed to a group designed to help build the Northern Ireland economy.
The Education Minister must give an urgent update on what support services are in place for children with special educational needs (SEN) while special schools remain closed due to the coronavirus crisis, Alliance Education spokesperson Chris Lyttle MLA has said.
Alliance Health Spokesperson Paula Bradshaw has told the Assembly that people shielding should be given more detailed guidance urgently so they can make future plans, and that people with diabetes should be added automatically to the shielding list. She also expressed concern at the absence of reliable data informing the...
The Education Minister must follow the UK Government in pledging free school meal payments for children over the summer, Alliance Education spokesperson Chris Lyttle MLA has said.